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K-12 Learning Model Updates for January and February 2021

News from Orono

Please visit the Learning Model Update page that includes return-to-campus schedules for students in grades K-12 and other helpful information. 

ORONO SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION: Notice of Emergency Special Meeting for the purpose of Board approval of changes to the base learning model for the 2020-2021 school year. The meeting will be held on December 22, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. The public may dial-in and listen to the meeting: Dial-in number: 1-312-626-6799 with Meeting ID:… Continue Reading Notice of Special Board Meeting Dec. 22

Dr. Karen Orcutt will be succeeded by Dr. Kristine Flesher beginning July 1, 2021 At its December 7, 2020, regular meeting, the Orono Schools Board of Education voted 6-0 to accept Superintendent Dr. Karen Orcutt’s formal notice of retirement (effective June 30, 2021). In a second action, the Board unanimously approved Dr. Kristine Flesher, Orono’s Director of Special Services, as… Continue Reading Board Accepts Superintendent’s Retirement Notice and Names Successor

Orono Intermediate School fifth-grader Gabriella Daly invites you to visit the Minneapolis Institute of Art’s “Foot in the Door 5” Virtual Exhibit, featuring her pencil drawing, “La Pomme.” (We’re so excited about her art, we’ve shared it here!) Gabriella’s art teacher, Ms. Laura Mayo, said, “This is such wonderful news at a challenging time. I… Continue Reading Gabriella Daly’s “La Pomme” in MIA Exhibition

We Scare Hunger Results

This year was Orono School’s eighth year participating in WE Scare Hunger. From October 26-October 30, students in grades Early Learning – 12th grade brought non-perishable food items to school.  Donations were shared with IOCP, WeCAN and Orono’s SPARKS after school program. Members of the Orono High School “Youth in Action” club organized the drive.… Continue Reading We Scare Hunger Results